Aug 25, 2011 5:00am EDT
an impact on the world and a technology as a whole? you got the ipad, the gee. >> i phone and we have steve jobs to thank for it. the man who chapped the world of computers announced his resignation on wednesday and he'd he could no longer meet the duty and expectations of apples ceo. in the letter, he asked to stay on as chairman of the board, director and the timing of the letter. it's hot it a secret. jobs has been battling cancer for years. tim cook replaces jobs as the new apple ceo. >> tim cook is not the next steve jobs. if anything, he's the guy who has steve jobs' playbook and is going to do what is in that playbook for the short-terp. >> cook is seen as a traditional businessman who will appeal to wall street. jobs is the third most popular ceo of all time. >>> thank you so much, charlie. the east coast braces for irene's arrival. coming up, preparations are underway for the storm that is coming, including evacuations along north carolina's outer banks. we have the latest on that. >>> and also ahead this morning, you can lower your cholesterol. we'll look at the diet that you may
Aug 26, 2011 5:00am EDT
of this morning's tech bites. >> reporter: in today's tech bites apple after steve jobs. the new ceo wasted no time reassuring employos apple will not change tim cook. michael speaks to abc news via skype agrees they will do well without the guiding force. >> consumers are not buying products because of speed. they never heard speed they are buying it because they are good products and they meet their needs. >> reporter: steve jobs is not completely gone. it's expected he will continue to weigh in on decision and make suggestion as one analysts says he will be the chief visionary. and another tech giant facebook passed a milestone. google says the social network had a trillion views in june and 870 million unique visitors. facebook reached at least 47% of all web surfers and those are the people google can track. real numbers are likely to be even higher. and those are your tech bites, i am rob nelson.